Your Daily Readings – Verse of the Day – Genesis 50:20 – July 23, 2019

Genesis 50:1-26 Yosef fell on his father’s face, wept over him and kissed him. 2 Then Yosef ordered the physicians in his service to embalm his father. So the physicians embalmed Isra’el. 3 Forty days were spent at this, the normal amount of time for embalming. Then the Egyptians mourned for him seventy days. 4 When the period of mourning … Continue reading Your Daily Readings – Verse of the Day – Genesis 50:20 – July 23, 2019

Preserving the Remnant

Joseph held no animosity toward his brothers. He could see how God had used his life to bring a great deliverance. Joseph reveals himself to his brothers. (Image: Wikimedia Commons, by German painter Peter von Cornelius [1784–1867]) VAYIGASH Joseph explained to his bewildered brothers that God had ordained his descent into Egypt in order to “preserve … Continue reading Preserving the Remnant

Torah Portion – Mikkeitz – At the end – “To Him Be the Glory” – 9 December, 2018

Mikkeitz At the end Genesis 41:1-44:17 1 Kings 3:15-4:1 "To Him Be the Glory" by Mark Huey This week’s parashah includes a very important verse that should immediately focus our attention on what God was accomplishing through the life of Joseph, when he is asked to interpret the dreams that Pharaoh has been having: “Joseph then answered … Continue reading Torah Portion – Mikkeitz – At the end – “To Him Be the Glory” – 9 December, 2018

Torah Commentary – Mikketz (At the end) – Making of a Man – SCRIPTURES FOR December 8, 2018

Torah Commentary Mikketz (At the end) Genesis 41:1-44:17 1 Kings 3:15-4:1 Acts 7:9-16Making of a Man Joseph's life has been one of incredible twists and turns. In his dark prison cell, he has had a great deal of time to think through his winding and tumultuous journey. His list of, "If I could do that … Continue reading Torah Commentary – Mikketz (At the end) – Making of a Man – SCRIPTURES FOR December 8, 2018

Yeshua’s – Jesus’s Birthday is Today – Tishrei 15 – September 24, 2018

Yeshua - Jesus was not born on December 25! He was born on the First day of Tabernacles - Sukkot. And it came to pass in those days, that there went out a decree from Caesar Augustus that all the world should be taxed. 2 (And this taxing was first made when Cyrenius was governor of … Continue reading Yeshua’s – Jesus’s Birthday is Today – Tishrei 15 – September 24, 2018

Torah Reading – V’yechi – He lived – “Blessing Israel” – 25 December, 2017

V’yechi He lived Genesis 47:28-50:26 1 Kings 2:1-12 “Blessing Israel” by Mark Huey This week, the final parashah for the Book of Genesis is studied, as the period of the Patriarchs and details about the unique family chosen by God to receive His faithful blessings, finally comes to a dramatic close. Here in Genesis’ last three chapters, … Continue reading Torah Reading – V’yechi – He lived – “Blessing Israel” – 25 December, 2017

Torah Commentary – Vayechi (He Lived) – Enjoying the Fruit – SCRIPTURES FOR December 30, 2017

Living Torah Commentary Vayechi (He Lived) Genesis 47:28-50:26 1Kings 2:1-12 Hebrews 11:21-22 1Peter 1:3-9; 2:11-17 Enjoying the Fruit Ya'akov is 130 years old when he arrives in Egypt. The following 17 years will be a gift in which he will be able to enjoy the fruit of his life, his family. During this time he … Continue reading Torah Commentary – Vayechi (He Lived) – Enjoying the Fruit – SCRIPTURES FOR December 30, 2017

Weekly Torah Readings: Vay’khi – from One New Man Bible – Dec 29, 2017

Vay’khi Jacob Lives another Seventeen Years 47:28. And Jacob lived in the land of Egypt seventeen years, so the whole age of Jacob was a hundred forty-seven years.29. And the time drew near for Israel to die, and he called his son Joseph and said to him, “If I have now found favor in your sight, put, I pray you, … Continue reading Weekly Torah Readings: Vay’khi – from One New Man Bible – Dec 29, 2017

Torah Commentary – Vayigash (He approached) – The Day! – SCRIPTURES FOR December 23, 2017

Living Torah Commentary Vayigash (He approached)  Genesis 44:18-47:27 Ezekiel 37:15-28 Acts 7:9-16 The Day! This Torah portion may well be my favorite of all! To consider the prophetic shadows within these words is overwhelming to me. I have no idea how many times I have tried to imagine the scene we are reading. Yosef is … Continue reading Torah Commentary – Vayigash (He approached) – The Day! – SCRIPTURES FOR December 23, 2017

Torah Commentary – Mikketz (At the End) – Though It Lingers, Never Give Up – SCRIPTURES FOR December 16, 2017

Torah Commentary Mikketz (At the End) Genesis 41:1-44:17 1 Kings 3:15-4:1 Acts 7:9-16 Though It Lingers, Never Give Up   I often consider the life of Yosef as I feel it has much to say to my own life. His life was one of twists and turns that no one could have foreseen. His was also … Continue reading Torah Commentary – Mikketz (At the End) – Though It Lingers, Never Give Up – SCRIPTURES FOR December 16, 2017